Alison Garton Senior Associate


Speaks:  English

Qualified: 2017 - Solicitor of England & Wales


Primary office:  Birmingham


Alison Garton

Alison advises Trustees on a wide range of pensions matters. Her pensions practice encompasses advisory work, drafting pension scheme documentation and handling discrete projects. She enjoys helping clients find pragmatic solutions to their pensions issues and navigate the ever-changing regulatory landscape.

Her diverse client roster includes trustees of defined benefit, defined contribution, hybrid schemes and master trusts.

Her recent experience includes:

  • Supporting a large master trust with its approval process
  • Supporting Trustees through their GMP equalisation projects
  • Advising on transfers to master trusts
  • Training trustee boards on regulation and compliance
  • Reviewing DC SIPs and Chair's Statements
  • Advising on transitions to fiduciary managers and to new administrators
  • Working on scheme closures

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2021

    • Career
      July 2021
      Gowling WLG (UK), Senior Associate
  • 2017

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      September 2017
      Qualified, Solicitor of England & Wales
    • Career
      September 2017
      Gowling WLG (UK), Associate
  • 2015

    • Career
      September 2015
      Gowling WLG (UK), trainee
  • 2013

    • Education
       2013
      University of Warwick, Masters of Law
  • 2012

    • Education
       2012
      University of Oxford, BA in Jurisprudence (Law)